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Dynamic Leadership Discussions Episode 12: Conflict Resolution Series- Part 1

Updated: Jun 12, 2023

Host: Stacy Mandock

Stacy provides support to the LSDS Risk Mitigation team as a program lead for collegiate travel and assists in doing the initial research for travel destinations and identifying potential concerns and/or risks before and during travel. Stacy is also the team lead for Research & Development and the LSDS Decision Line Egress Bags. Working with clients to make sure that they - and all their household - are ready to go at a moment's notice.

Guest: Bill Hanes

Bill served for 30 years in the military as a Ranger and Green Beret achieving the rank of Group Command Sergeant Major in Special Operations. In 2021, Bill founded Paradigm, the ground-breaking, holistic human development program for Army Special Operations to enhance Cadre and Faculty members, which resulted in world-class reception of newly assigned Special Operations Soldiers into the organization and developed the building blocks for honing adaptive problem solvers.

On This Topic:This podcast delves into the breakdown of the brain’s anatomy and provides a deeper understanding of how the neuroscience of conflict can help one reach resolution faster and prevent its frequency.

Topics in this discussion include:

● Brain Stem

● Limbic System

● Cerebrum

● Reticular Activating system (RAS)

● Examples of how it all fits in daily life (work, home, etc.)

● How to retrain your brain, and

● More


Books -

Healing the Angry Brain (Ronald Potter-Efron)

The Culture Code (Daniel Coyle)

Crucibles of Leadership (W.G. Bennis & R.J. Thomas)

Primal Leadership (Daniel Goleman)

Articles- (pdfs linked to podcast)

● Success Addicts Choose being Special over being Happy

● How to Navigate Conflict at Work

● Empathy & Listening Skills

How Managers Become Leaders (M.D. Watkins)


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